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Some Assembly Required

Scandinavian food at IKEA If the first thing you think of at the mention of the name “IKEA” is throwing a half-assembled particle-board desk down a flight of stairs with bruised knuckles and cut fingers, you’re not alone; for decades … Continue reading

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I Smell A Rat

Nutria (South America and Louisiana) L.A. Gastronauts at Villains Tavern, Los Angeles CA Despite the American romance with Cajun cuisine, the thought of Paul Prudhomme or Emeril Lagasse presenting a steaming platter of rat fricassée conjures up visions of restaurant … Continue reading

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Fair and Sunny

The 2010 Los Angeles County Fair Pomona, California As it has for generations before us, the thought of the county fair evokes images of crisp fall air, candy apples and cotton candy, midway games and admiring the results of agricultural … Continue reading

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